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Are you planning on setting up an aquaponics system or just using the containers as more traditional garden beds @decca? You might be interested in th ...

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Your plants look fantastic @bergs. Mine aren't as big but we've picked fruit now and I'm expecting a lot more in the coming week or two.

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We've had our first ripe tomatoes over the past week. Expecting a good harvest soon and will be making relish with the fruit we can't eat in time.

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Lithops are really beautiful. Here's some watering advice @Flo54. Lithops have a yearly cycle of growth, and it is essential to water only during cer ...

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Good work @bergs. I haven't got any fruit yet. The weather has certainly been up and down lately.

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A robot that does the dusting would be good. It's a tedious job and it seems like its time to start again almost as soon as you are finished.

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What variety are your tomatoes @Cooks76? Some are bred for tough skins as they are meant for drying. They can also be good to deter pests. But the bes ...

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Great, you've have no problems then. Just ensure you regularly water the coriander and pick regularly to ensure it doesn't go to seed too quickly. And ...

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bergs
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HI, my tomatoes have gone mad. Some are growing through the top of the netting, so that's up to or over six feet tall. Compare the growth with the pre ...

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Great idea @Maddogmick54 - they come up great and are easily done. I've done a few and have found it easy enough with a Jigsaw or Circular Saw. Make s ...

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We recently moved into a new home and were fortunate to have the entire block landscaped... except for the rear yard area. At around 25m wide, and 12 ...

bergs
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Hello All,I have found out what it is! African Black Beetle. Check this site out as it gives you some info on trying to eradicate them before they bec ...

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Absolute kudos to Bunnings after reading that they plan to remove the bee-killing neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics) from their shelves by the end o ...

bergs
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Hi All, I am growing tomatoes and quite a few other vegies as well. I had a huge set back this season with my plants. I sowed my own collected seed ba ...

Darren
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We live in a late 1950s triple-fronted brick veneer house. Initially our home had one bathroom but in the early 1980s the previous owners added on an ...

darylhewston
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@Sarahmonies Since you are selling, could I please just offer 2 bits of advice. Don't paint in colours you like, however paint in colours that will a ...

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CathD
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We've had our first ripe tomatoes over the past week. Expecting a good harvest soon and will be making relish with the fruit we can't eat in time.

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We ended up installing a screen door as well for security, so we didn't go with a keyless option @ProjectPete. I do often wish we had though, especial ...

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Love the sound of this! It's from the creator of Roomba - the robot vacuum. This one scurries around the garden and chops weeds for you. There's more ...

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Wine barrels are fantastic as planters. I suggest an olive tree. Just remember that wine barrels are made to hold liquid, so you need to drill plenty ...

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I love the changing trees at this time of year. There are so many beautiful streetscapes. I took this photo at Healesville yesterday and thought I wou ...

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